The Department of Gastroenterology at Aster RV provides world-class treatment for all digestive disorders. Our team comprises of highly skilled and qualified gastroenterologists, robotic and laparoscopic surgeons, bariatric surgeons, and interventional endoscopists. The department is well-qualified with basic and advanced endoscopy, nutrition, and GI oncology. We have a dedicated and experienced specialist in GI oncology to diagnose and treat GI tract cancer.


Surgical Gastroenterology

Aster RV - Best hospital for gastroenterology in Bangalore has an exceptional team of highly qualified and experienced surgical Gastroenterologists with International expertise. The centre is dedicated to providing state-of-the-art clinical support and facilities including South Asia’s first OR1 Karl Storz fusion integrated surgical suites. It also includes high-definition laparoscopy, CUSA Excel, harmonic scalpel, image intensifiers, highly advanced endoscopy suite, intraoperative ultrasound for high-precision, GI motility studies and echo-endoscopy procedures.


Bariatric surgery

Our experts at Aster RV hospital perform various weight loss surgery in Bangalore, keyhole surgery, or laparoscopic bariatric surgeries are performed with the highest success rate. Our surgeons are experts in performing different bariatric surgical procedures, such as gastric banding, SILS sleeve gastrectomy, gastric bypass (RYGB and MGB).

Endoscopic intragastric balloon placement, biliopancreatic diversion with duodenal switch depending on the patient’s need and assessment. Long-term follow-up with continued access to the Bariatric team for advice and support.

Centre for revision Bariatric Surgery for weight gain following weight loss procedures.

Key Procedures

Treatments and Procedures
  • Minimal access and open Esophageal Surgery for Carcinoma.
  • Laparoscopic Surgery for GERD, Esophagus: Achalasia Cardia etc.
  • Laparoscopic /Open Gastric cancer surgery and Liver surgery for benign and malignant diseases.
  • Laparoscopic/Open Surgical procedures for pancreatic cancer and chronic pancreatitis (Whipple’s procedure, Frey’s operation).
  • Surgery for Crohn's's Disease and Surgery for Ulcerative Colitis.
  • Management of colon and rectal cancer, Laparoscopic colonic surgery.
  • Debulking and peritonectomy for advanced gastrointestinal malignancies.
  • Advanced colorectal procedures.
  • Transanal Minimally Invasive Surgery (TAMIS).
  • Laparoscopic removal of spleen and lymph nodes.
  • Laparoscopic bariatric (obesity) surgery.
  • Abdominal Wall Reconstruction with Component Separation for Complex abdominal Hernias.
  • Repair of complex abdominal fistulae.
  • SILS (Single Incision Laparoscopic Surgery) removal of appendix and gallbladder.
  • Laser Surgeries for Anorectal Conditions, like piles and fistulae.
  • Minimal excision technique for epidermoid cysts, lymph node biopsy.
  • Surgical procedures like abscess drainage, carbuncles, soft tissue tumours, hydrocele, varicocele, vasectomy, and circumcision.
  • Emergency laparotomy for perforation, appendicitis, strangulated hernia, and intestinal obstruction.
  • Laparoscopic surgery – Lap cholecystectomy, Hernia repair and Appendectomy.
  • Laser, Minimal Access Surgery for Complex, fissures, fistulas and haemorrhoids.
  • Endocrine Surgery for thyroid and other Endocrine glands.
  • Treatment for trauma and accidents including intercostal drainage.
  • Gynec Lap entire range.
  • Minimal access surgery for Thyroid and Parathyroid disease (Endoscopic/Scarless surgery).
  • Thoracic Sympathectomy for Palmar Hyperhidrosis ( Excessive Sweat of Palms).
  • Decortication.


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